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Innovation  Demonstration for a Competitive and Innovative European Water Reuse Sector
ID: 619040
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The ability of Europe’s communities to respond to increasing water stress by taking advantage of water reuse opportunities is restricted by low public confidence in solutions, inconsistent approaches to evaluating costs and benefits of reuse schemes, and poor coordination of ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111557
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
Development of sensor-based Citizens' Observatory Community for improving quality of life in cities
ID: 308524
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
CITI-SENSE will develop “citizens’ observatories” to empower citizens to contribute to and participate in environmental governance, to enable them to support and influence community and societal priorities and associated decision making. CITI-SENSE will develop, test, demonst...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 106482
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
GEO Network for Capacity Building
[PROJECT] GEONETCAB - GEO Network for Capacity Building
ID: 244172
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2013-05-31
The purpose of the GEO Network for Capacity Building (GEO-Net-CaB) project is to create the conditions for the improvement and increase of the GEO capacity building activities and framework, with special emphasis on developing countries, new EU member states (and EU neighbour...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92873
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Sustainable sewage sludge management fostering phosphorus recovery and energy efficiency
ID: 308645
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
Phosphorus is one essential element of life, which can neither be produced synthetically nor substituted by any other substance. Its importance as plant nutrient is emphasized by the huge amount of 975 000 tons of phosphorus annually imported into Europe to sustain good harve...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 105528
Last updated on: 2017-07-12
Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival
ID: 244250
Start date: 2010-05-01, End date: 2013-04-30
Genetic biodiversity is recognised by the Convention on Biological Diversity and the EC Biodiversity Strategy as one of three essential elements of living diversity, yet it is poorly represented at the policy level, compared to the two other components, species and ecosystems...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93526
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
The development, validation and implementation of human systemic Toxic Equivalencies (TEQs) as biomarkers for dioxin-like compounds
ID: 226694
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Chlorinated dioxins and biphenyls (PCBs) commonly occur in the human food chain and can still be detected at levels that might cause long term health effects. Exposure to dioxin-like compounds involves a complex mixture with a common mechanism of action involving endocrine, d...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 90542
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
African-European Georesources Observation System
ID: 212545
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
Africa, the largest single component of the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Group of States, despite its huge potential for development through both human and georesources, suffers in many places from poverty and underdevelopment. The sustainable use of its resources is a key...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89340
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Conflicting demands of land use, soil biodiversity and the sustainable delivery of ecosystem goods and services in Europe
ID: 211779
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-02-29
European soil biodiversity is pivotal for delivering food, fiber and biofuels and carbon storage. However, the demand is greater than the amount of soil available, as production of biofuels competes with areas for food production and nature. Moreover, intensified land use red...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 87816
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
INtegrating MainSTREAM Economic Indicators with those of Sustainable Development
ID: 211759
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-09-30
Though mainstream economic measures such as GDP are useful measures with great influence on both public and private decisions, they are flawed as measures of human welfare. In addition, they give little information as to whether the market is helping Europe make progress on i...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88213
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Full Costs of Climate Change
[PROJECT] CLIMATECOST - Full Costs of Climate Change
ID: 212774
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-07-31
There is increasing interest in the economics of climate change to inform policy on a) long-term targets, b) the costs of inaction (the economic effects of climate change), and c) the costs and benefits of adaptation. The objectives of this study are to advance knowledge acro...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89308
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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